Prof. Menegon Presents at Columbia University’s “From Rome to Beijing: Sacred Spaces in Dialogue” Symposium on May 4, 2018

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May 2nd, 2018

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Eugenio Menegon (Assoc. Prof. of Chinese History) is presenting on May 4, 2018 a paper entitled “Revisiting the Four Churches: Urban and Suburban Life and Networks of European Missionaries and Christian Converts in Qing Beijing,” in the multidisciplinary symposium “From Rome to Beijing: Sacred Spaces in Dialogue. A symposium on history of art, science, and religion in Jesuit China.”

The meeting explores the relationship between the Jesuit enterprise and China in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, focusing on issues of cultural exchange and translatn, history of science, art and art theory in a global context, and Jesuit accommodation in both the religious and sociopolitical contexts.

Supported by several scholarly units at Columbia University, the symposium is organized by Dr. Daniel Greenberg and Dr. Mari Yoko Hara, Andrew Mellon Post-doctoral Fellows in the Department of Art History and Archeology at Columbia.